Decision details

Agreement with Kent County Council to enforce Public Realm 2

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Decision Made

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

That TWBC implement PR2 and contract with KCC to provide enforcement services for safety reasons. 

Decision:

RESOLVED –

 

1. That a service is provided to Kent County Council (KCC) to enforce the Public Realm 1 and 2 restrictions on Mount Pleasant Road, Tunbridge Wells, between 20 February and 30 June 2024 be approved.

 

2. That authorisation be given to the Director of Finance, Policy and Development (S151), in agreement with the Cabinet Member for Carbon Reduction, Sustainability and Transportation, to enter into a contractual agreement with KCC to this effect, including the key terms laid out in this paper be approved.

 

3. That authorisation be given to the Director of Finance, Policy and Development (S151), agreement with the Cabinet Member for Carbon Reduction, Sustainability and Transportation to vary the contract at the end of the term if necessary, to protect the service going forward be approved.

 

4. That authorisation be given to the Director of Finance, Policy and Development (S151), in agreement with the Cabinet Member for Carbon Reduction, Sustainability and Transportation and the Cabinet Member for Finance and Performance to allocate any proceeds of the contract in accordance with the legal advice outlined in Note 2.5 of the report be approved.

 

5. That the proceeds of the contract may only be used for the PR2 scheme, until upon the agreement of the Director of Finance, Policy and Development (s151), the Cabinet Member for Carbon Reduction, Sustainability and Transportation and the Cabinet Member for Finance and Performance, the issues relating to PR2 are resolved to their satisfaction be approved.

 

6. That a survey of the residents of York, Dudley and Newton Roads be conducted, to better understand the issues raised around parking resulting from the implementation of the Public Realm 2 restriction, the survey to be effected by the Head of Finance, Procurement and Parking in agreement with the Cabinet Member for Carbon Reduction, Sustainability and Transportation and the Chair of the Joint Transportation Board be approved.

 

REASON FOR DECISION: To provide enforcement services for safety reasons.

Report author: Jane Fineman

Publication date: 08/02/2024

Date of decision: 08/02/2024

Decided at meeting: 08/02/2024 - Cabinet

Effective from: 17/02/2024

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